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Daily Mirror – SLT partners with Land Maark Engineering to provide telecommunication solutions to latest condominiums

Daily Mirror – SLT partners with Land Maark Engineering to provide telecommunication solutions to latest condominiums



Participants at the agreement signing, from left to right include: from Land Maark Engineering Ms. Sridhukshika Srimanoharan (Project Engineer), Mr. Vettivel Vaheeswaran (Project Coordinator), Mr. Thanikasalampillai Nanthanan (Chairman / Managing Director). From SLT – Mr Kiththi Perera (CEO), Mr Imantha Wijekoon (Chief Sales and Regional Officer), Mr Chethana Attanayake (General Manager), Ms Chithra Kumari  (Senior Executive Assistant Manager).

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) recently signed a partnership with Land Maark Engineering, one of the leading condominium developers in the country. Accordingly, SLT will provide telecommunication infrastructure and services to the Land Maark Towers situated in Colombo 6, Dehiwala and Mount Lavinia.

SLT will be instrumental in facilitating the infrastructure and all its telecommunication services to Land Maark Towers and the occupants of the buildings. This will also include enabling in-building solutions through its mobile telecommunication arm, Mobitel. 

The agreement was signed by Mr Kiththi Perera – Chief Executive Officer and Mr Imantha Wijekoon – Chief Sales and Regional Officer on behalf of SLT, and Mr T. Nanthanan – Managing Director of Land Maark Engineering (Pvt) Ltd.  

Land Maark condominium are built on the principle of sustainability allowing plenty of daylight and natural ventilation to conserve energy. Built on a legacy of trust and integrity, Land Maark condominiums are known for using superior technology and building material, with a trusted name in the island.

No luxury apartment is completed without a state-of-the-art ICT infrastructure in place, which is where SLT steps in; to power the residents with telecommunications services, ultra-fast broadband connectivity provided through fibre technology as well as the next revolution in entertainment television, PEO TV. SLT will provide the backbone necessary for a Smart Building that will transform ordinary lives of residents into truly digital lifestyles in the near future. 

“As an industry that has been contributing largely to

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China’s Jet and Aerospace Giant Could Land in U.S. Crosshairs

China’s Jet and Aerospace Giant Could Land in U.S. Crosshairs

(Bloomberg) — China put on a spectacular military parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule last year, and President Xi Jinping wasn’t the only star of that show.

As Xi and other leaders watched from a Tiananmen Square grandstand, a squadron of fighter jets, attack helicopters, troop transports and surveillance planes roared overhead in a display orchestrated to impress TV viewers at home and warn potential aggressors abroad. The company that made those aircraft: Aviation Industry Corp. of China (AVIC), a state-owned conglomerate with 100-plus subsidiaries and 450,000-plus employees — more than Boeing Co. and Airbus SE combined.

Being China’s premier military aerospace contractor and a pillar of Xi’s strategy to become an industrial superpower are enough by themselves to warrant attention from the U.S. government. But AVIC builds more than war machines, running a civilian business that makes airliners and private jets — some built with parts made by joint ventures with American companies.

“AVIC is aspiring to be China’s Boeing and Airbus,” said Zhanfu Yu, a partner with consultancy Roland Berger in Beijing focusing on aerospace and defense. “Aerospace is a capital-intensive industry and, therefore, fits with China’s state system. AVIC has benefited from such state backing.”

With relations between Washington and Beijing deteriorating, and companies increasingly being caught in the crossfire, AVIC could join Huawei Technologies Co., ByteDance Ltd.’s TikTok and Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s WeChat as a target for U.S. politicians wanting to crack down on China’s reach. President Donald Trump’s administration in June already put AVIC on a list of firms it says are controlled or owned by China’s People’s Liberation Army.

AVIC hasn’t addressed those allegations publicly and didn’t respond to requests for comment for this story. The government says it owns AVIC.

The Beijing-based conglomerate is one of the biggest

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How to find and land new business and make sales in a virtual world

How to find and land new business and make sales in a virtual world

  • Now that the pandemic’s thrown a wrench in meetups and in-person gatherings, businesses will have to adjust their plans to find and pitch customers from home.
  • Seven business owners and coaches shared tips with Business Insider on successfully growing a business remotely.
  • You can start by tapping into your existing network or revisiting connections you’ve lost along the way.
  • Offer free time and resources to struggling clients — being generous during a difficult time deepens relationships and referrals. 
  • If you’re looking to add to your clientele, interact with potential clients in online communities and home in on a compelling, tight pitch to immediately capture interest. 
  • This article is part of a series called Resources for Resilience, focused on providing tips and inspiration for small businesses who are learning how to survive and thrive in today’s economy.

When all the spring conferences, trade shows, and networking events were canceled, it was undoubtedly a blow to small business owners looking to connect with new customers — but we all figured we’d make up for lost time with a networking marathon in the fall. 

Now that it’s looking like in-person events won’t be a thing for quite a while, it’s time to adjust our plan and figure out what business development looks like in a totally virtual world. 

To get you started, Business Insider gathered tons of ideas from business owners and coaches on how to successfully find and pitch potential customers while working from home. 

Tap the people who already know you

If you’re finding it harder to make new business connections because you’re stuck on your couch, turn to the ones you already have. It could take the form of an email you send out to all your current and past clients and other professional connections reminding them what you have

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